Meet the Team
Kristen Hood, Au.D., received her undergraduate degree from Towson University and her Doctorate in Audiology from West Virginia University. She completed her residency at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV. Dr. Hood joined Live Better Hearing in July of 2018 and specializes in hearing aid evaluations and fittings.
Born with a hearing loss, Dr. Hood enjoys sharing her experiences with others and helping others receive the best quality hearing healthcare. She also loves getting to know her patients and developing long term relationships with them. Dr. Hood is passionate about raising awareness of the field of audiology and had her graduate thesis work titled “Audiology Awareness of Undecided College Students” published in The Hearing Journal. She is licensed by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Dr. Hood resides with her husband and rescued kitty (Yukon) in Middletown, Maryland, just outside of Frederick. She enjoys boating, exercising, traveling, and most of all, trying new restaurants.
Specialized Services: Hearing Aid Demos, Preschool Hearing Testing